Buildings designed to lodge and care for the sick, injured, aged, infirm, disabled or mentally disordered. Medieval hospitals housing the poor, lepers, aged and infirm are included, even if medical care was minimal.
Mental hospital near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Mental hospitals designed on the plan recommendations of Thomas Story Kirkbride. This category includes web sites for non-Kirkbride-related features on mental hospital grounds that have or once had Kirkbride buildings.
Buildings of the medieval period specifically founded and designed to offer charitable shelter to the pilgrim, leper, poor, infirm and insane, which might or might not include medical care.
Tuberculosis sanatoriums (sometimes called sanatoria)